Equipment
Business, Equipment

Accuride Resumes NYSE Trading

Commercial vehicle parts maker Accuride Corp. was relisted on the New York Stock Exchange in December.

Transport Topics
December 29, 2010
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder to Buy Scully Cos.

Ryder System said it will acquire The Scully Companies, a California-based provider of contract carriage and related services.

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December 17, 2010
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Manufacturing Expands at Highest Rate in Five Years

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region rose this month at the fastest level in more than five years, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

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December 16, 2010
Business, Equipment

Some Fleets Postpone Preventive Maintenance as Economics Override Weather Conditions

When the economy deteriorates, the use of preventive maintenance at trucking companies — including programs involving tires — sometimes follows suit, regardless of climate conditions such as the coming of winter.

December 6, 2010
Business, Equipment

ISM Services Index Expands in November

The U.S. economy’s service sector expanded at a faster pace in November, the Institute for Supply Management said Friday.

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December 3, 2010
Business, Equipment

Yokohama Boosting Commercial Tire Prices 6%

Following moves by other tire makers, Yokohama Tire Corp. said Monday it will boost prices of its light- and medium-duty commercial truck and off-road tires by up to 6%, effective Jan. 1.

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November 22, 2010
Business, Equipment

Aging U.S. Truck Fleet Could Lead to Production Boost Next Year

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Truck production in North America could climb more than 50% next year due to an aging U.S. truck fleet, Bloomberg reported.

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November 19, 2010
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Jumps in November

Manufacturing levels in the Philadelphia region rose in November for the second straight month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

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November 18, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

JBS Carriers Ordered to Install EOBRs on All Trucks as Part of FMCSA Deal

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it has ordered JBS Carriers of Greeley, Colo., to install electronic onboard recorders on its roughly 700-truck fleet.

November 15, 2010
Business, Equipment

Arrow Trucking Employees to Get $2 Million in Back Pay

About 572 former employees of bankrupt flatbed carrier Arrow Trucking Co. will receive $2 million in back wages and benefits, the Tulsa World newspaper reported, citing court documents.

Transport Topics
November 11, 2010

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